News - 17 October 2014

D2N2 Newsletter 17th October

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Feedback wanted on D2N2 ESIF Local Implementation Plan (Consultation Document)

This Consultation Document sets outs an approach for translating the D2N2 ESIF Strategy into a delivery programme between 2015 and 2018. It seeks to take forward the best elements of existing practice and set out a blend of open calls, opt-ins and potentially other routes, designed to support interventions of scale and impact to maximise the value of ESIF funding for the D2N2 area.

Your response to the Consultation Document will shape and inform the D2N2 ESIF Local Implementation Plan that will be published before the programme opens.

To share your views, please respond to our survey at (


Innovators sought in jobs and growth drive at Venturefest East Midlands

Entrepreneurs in the East Midlands are being offered a golden opportunity as part of a new regional drive to match “capital with creativity”. The government-backed Venturefest, a project bringing together innovators and investor… more >

Grant is heartfelt as it enables lifesaving Nottinghamshire firm to grow its workforce

A company that designs and manufactures equipment used in heart surgery is to create 28 new jobs after a near £500,000 grant boost from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.  Chalice Medical, based in Worksop, has been in desper… more >

D2N2 grant helps kitchen manufacturer expand, create jobs and compete with Euro rivals

A kitchen manufacturer is aiming to keep ahead of its European rivals thanks to a £150,000 D2N2 grant to help buy new machinery. Kesseler UK Ltd manufactures high-quality kitchens but had been working at full capacity from its Alfreto… more >

D2N2 helps Derbyshire brewery raise a glass as expansion leads to new jobs

An award-winning Derbyshire Brewery is to expand its premises and workforce after securing grant funding from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. Thornbridge Brewery owner Jim Harrison has put in place an expansion plan costing over &pou… more >

Also in the news in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire:

£16.35m available to support East Mids growing businesses

Museums, Galleries and Artists Create a Modern Grand Tour For England

Largest fall in unemployment since records began

Get involved with Startup Weekend 2014 – early bird tickets available now!

Event: Join our Network of Preferred Quality Suppliers

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme

Launch Shares Good Practice

Derby University Network of Entrepreneurs

Creative Companies – we want to hear from you!

Haulage Industry Company Aims Higher With Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Support 

First Meeting Of East Midlands Built Environment Hub Attended By Wide Cross-Section Of Delegates

Nottingham Means Business Unveiled As Award Finalist

Funding for Business Breakfast Briefings – incorporating launch of the High Peak Growth Fund

25 Local Organisations In A Green Revolution

Cathelco Named Derbyshire Business of the Year

Vacancy: Broadband Engagement Officer

Specialist Retrofitting training for D2N2 construction companies

Global Biopharmaceutical Services Organization Plans Nottingham Expansion

£2m For Retail And Hospitality Retention And Skills Challenges

Aspin® Expands With Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Support

CleanTech Connections Lunch – 22nd October

Cash For Small Businesses Available

New Curriculum Launched to Ensure Derby Learners Are Work Ready

2014 National Courier Awards Coverage

Sustainable future for Microjet thanks to N’Tech

D2N2 design companies in 40 Mile Charity Bike Ride

New appointment strengthens Shepherd PR team

Employer Ownership: Engineering Skills Grant for Employers

Founder of Romax Technology inspires at CleanTech Connections Lunch

Aer Lingus Regional launches new route to Dublin from East Midlands

Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Spearheads Gaming Growth

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